Wedding Cake Sustainability

Wedding Cakes and Sustainability

The impact of human activity on the planet is without a doubt one of the biggest challenges of our times. As business owners and creatives in the wedding and events industry, we are becoming more and more aware of the responsibility we have to look at how we do business and put sustainable protocols and strategies in place to the greatest extent possible.
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Real Wedding – Lauren and Graham

One of the highlights of working on weddings is receiving images from clients from their wedding day. After months of communication working on the details of their wedding cake, it is delightful to see the cake in the context of the overall style of what is without doubt a joyous life event.
Matcha Blackberry Cake Recipe

Matcha White Chocolate Cake with Lemon Curd, Blackberry Buttercream and Blackberry Thyme Jam

Try this recipe for a rich white chocolate match cake with tangy lemon curd, blackberry buttercream and homemade blackberry thyme jam.
Chocolate wedding cake Cove Cake Design

Wedding Cake Flavour Combinations – How to Choose?

With years of experience in the wedding cake business and a passion for creating cake flavours of taste, I am delighted to share with you my top tips for choosing your wedding cake flavour combinations. 
Pretty sugar flowers Cove Cake Design

Should I Choose Fresh or Sugar Flowers for My Wedding Cake?

Flowers are widely used to adorn wedding cakes, and are definitely a signature feature of my designs. From just a few simple blooms to oversized arrangements, flowers can be added in a myriad of ways to create a style reflective of a client's wedding day
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Modern Minimalism Wedding Inspiration

Modern Minimalism Inspiration. I am thrilled to share images…
Carrot Orange Walnut Layer Cake

Carrot Cake with Orange, Walnut and Thyme Caramel Recipe

Carrot cake is a definite classic and a flavour that I adore. We actually had carrot cake as one of the tiers in our wedding cake many years ago. Despite my love for carrot cake, I haven't actually made it for a long time. I was delighted to revisit it recently however in the creation of this comforting layer cake recipe which I am so pleased to share with you. 
Cove Cake Design wedding tasting boxes

Wedding Cake Tasting Boxes – FAQs

At Cove Cake Design, we operate our wedding cake tastings via a postal luxury tasting box service which is dispatched 3-4 times per year. This has been hugely popular with clients, with many saying it was one of the highlights of their wedding planning process. The postal box service allows clients to sample a selection of wedding cake flavours in the comfort of their home, discussing options and their preferred choices at leisure. It's the perfect excuse to grab a glass of Champagne and even get some friends or family round to join in the fun! Find out more in this blog post.
How to arrange sugar flowers Cove Cake Design

How to Arrange Sugar Flowers on a Cake -Top Tips

There is no shortage of tips and tutorials on making sugar or gumpaste flowers, but somewhat less information is available on how to arrange sugar flowers on a  cake. Find out my top tips in today's post.
Ganache cake with edible flowers Cove Cake Design

How to Save Money on Your Wedding Cake – Myths and Tips

Weddings can be expensive and with so many different items to pay for, from stationary and photographers through to cakes and musicians, it is prudent to set a budget for each item and try to stick to it. So what should you budget for your wedding cake and what are the ways of sticking to that budget?